OMEGA COMPASS 24 HOUR DAY AND NIGHT DIAL
Omega, "Compass Lépine", movement No. 6652549, case No.
7158847, ref. GS 141 LT. Made circa 1927.
Fine and very unusual, silver and pink gold capped, keyless
pocket watch with 24-hour day and night dial with points of
the compass to Swiss patent No. 30613, the hour hand making
one full rotation in 24-hours. Accompanied by a period
Four-body, polished gilded bezel, band and border,
the back cover engine-turned and with a central foliate
cartouche with engraved monogram. Hinged silver cuvette
engraved with the prize medals.
White enamel, the lower half in a darker tone to indicate
the night- time hours, radial Arabic numerals 1-12 and
13-24, inner red supplementary numerals 1-12, outer
minute track with individual Arabic numerals 1-10 for each
10-minute section, red 10-minute numerals, points of the
compass, subsidiary seconds. Pink gold spade hands.
Cal. 19 LOB, matte gilt, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement,
cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel
Breguet balance spring with overcoil, swan-neck micrometer